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Superact Quality of Life project at Abbeyfield Care Home with musician Miranda Sykes

Superact Quality of Life project at Abbeyfield Care Home with musician Miranda Sykes

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The Art of Social Prescribing

AHRC funds research into arts-based social prescribing.

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Socially-engaged arts undervalued, say practitioners

Artists urge employers and commissioners to invest more in their professional development.

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Evidence

The art of being healthy:

a qualitative study to develop a thematic framework for understanding the relationship between health and the arts

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SoundStorm Training Course Bursaries for Music Educators - deadline 31/01/15

As part of its Youth Music Musical Inclusion Programme, SoundStorm Music Education Agency has 15 bursaries of £100 available to musicians/music educators residing and working in Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole.

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The Soul Clay and acrylics

Imke Wood T&C

I am a German actress and Art psychotherapists now resident in Cornwall for 11 years. I have been running www.creativeexpression.org .uk, a small charity working with those most deprived in ...

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